JUST IN: ASUU to embark on fresh strike -Details

JUST IN: ASUU to embark on fresh strike -Details

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has threatened to embark on another strike over the deliberate refusal of Mr Ahmed Idris, the Accountant-General of the Federation, to pay the salaries and remittance of check-off dues of over 1,000 staff for 13 months. The ASUU chairman, University of Jos, Dr Lazarus Maigoro, gave the threat […]

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UNILAG took drastic decision on two lecturers after they were caught on tape demanding sex

The Lagos State University Lecturers identified as Boniface Igbeneghu and Samuel Omoniyi Oladipo have been sacked by the school senate for asking for sex from a reporter who posed as an admission seeker. A committee was set by the school senate to further investigate their demand which was caught on tape. A journalist, whose identity […]

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BREAKING: Nigerian university workers announce date to begin strike

The association of Non-teaching staff in Nigerian public universities will commence a nationwide strike from February 15, 2021. The Non-teaching staff as opposed to the Federal Government’s handling of the Integrated Personnel and Payroll Information System (IPPIS). The Non-teaching staff is protesting the sharing formula of the N40billion earned academic allowances and non-payment of arrears […]

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JUST IN: NECO releases 2020 SSCE results, see how to check

The National Examinations Council (NECO) has released the internal Senior Secondary School Examination (SSCE) results. In the year 2020, there has been a two percent increase in candidates who made five credits and above in all subjects. NECO also derecognized 12 schools for their involvement in mass cheating and cases of malpractice. Professor Godswill Obioma, […]

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ASUU insists on Lecturers not returning to classes gives their reason

On Tuesday, The Academic Staff Union of Universities insisted that Nigerian universities and their students in the country are not yet ready to re-open at the moment. ASUU said that they are finding it difficult to return to classes in the middle of a second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic in the country. Recall that […]

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UPDATE: NUC gives universities date to re-open after 10 months

The National Universities Commission, NUC, has directed all Vice-Chancellors to resume academic activities on January 18 in all universities. This is in accordance with the Presidential task Force, PTF, on COVID-19 directives. This was contained in a statement signed by Chris Maiyaki, the NUC’s Deputy Executive Secretary, on behalf of the Executive Secretary, Professor Abubakar […]

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COVID-19: NUC orders universities to stop academic activities

The National Universities Commission, NUC, has issued an order to the university’s Vice-Chancellor to stop any further academic activities due to the rise in COVID-19 cases in the country. The Deputy Executive Secretary (Administration), Chris Maiyaki, signed the circular. Hostel accommodation, classrooms, seminars, and conferences are to be put on hold. Maiyaki directed the universities […]

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ASUU reveals why strike may resume

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has disclosed that it may resume the suspended strike. Prof Biodun Ogunyemi, the Academic Staff Union of Universities National President, said the union would resume the suspended strike if the federal government failed to fulfill the agreements reached with them. Prof Biodun Ogunyemi disclosed this during a press […]

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FG vows ASUU will not be given opportunity to go on strike again

Chris Ngige, the Minister of Labour and Employment, has said that he will do everything to make sure the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) does not embark on another strike. Chris Ngige stated this stated on Wednesday while speaking on Channels TV’s Politics Today. According to Chris Ngige, his three children were affected by […]

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ASUU gives Federal govt conditions for lecturers to resume work

On Wednesday, The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, gave Federal government conditions for its members to call off the strike. Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU President, said University lecturers would return to classes when the government provides a conducive teaching environment in line with COVID-19 protocols. Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi […]

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